Siemens Charger

[US] Visiting Siemens in the USA part 1: The Charger diesel locomotive

 In a time of car-congested cities, air pollution and climate change, the United States is slowly re-discovering rail transport as a modern, comfortable and efficient way of travelling. With the […]

[US] Amtrak: The Midwest welcomes the Charger locomotive

What is it about? The official presentation of the new Siemens Charger diesel locomotive for state-sponsored Amtrak trains in the Midwest. 33 units are on order, now the first locomotives have […]

[US] Siemens USA completes first Caltrans Charger locomotives for California

Next one up: Soon, Caltrans from California will receive its first Charger locomotives. We could already inspct the first units being readied-up for delivery. The photos show the CDTX 2104 […]

[US] First Amtrak Cascades Chargers rolled out

Soon to star on Amtrak Cascades passenger trains between in the northwest of the United States, the first two Charger locomotives for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) have […]

[US] IDOT Charger locomotive arrives in Washington for test runs on Amtrak Cascades route

This spring, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will receive eight Siemens Charger locomotives, to be operated on the Amtrak Cascades line. WSDOT is selected by the Federal Railroad […]

[US] Brightline officially presents its first Siemens train in Florida

Brightline, the only privately-funded express passenger rail system in the country, today showcased its first trainset, BrightBlue. Comprised of two locomotives and four coaches, the trainset is housed at its […]

[US] It is the blue one: Siemens completes Brightline’s first trainset

GoBrightline informs: The first Siemens-built Brightline trainset, comprised of two locomotives and four coaches adorned in Brightline Blue, is complete and has left the company’s manufacturing hub in Sacramento, California. […]

[US] It’s alive! First meters of the first Brightline locomotive

It is the first privately funded rail project in the United States. Its ambitious, it is fast, it is brightly colored. In 2017 Brightline will start revenue earning services, connecting […]

[US] Watch it go: Siemens Charger no. 4601 at Pueblo Colorado test center

Siemens new diesel-electric Charger locomotives are advancing through a rigorous testing program at the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colorado. A variety of tests and validation exercises including maximum speed […]